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  • Posted on: 20 November, 2007

    The East Central University Flute Ensemble will perform its Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30 [FRIDAY] at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center at 14th and Rennie. The theme is celebration and giving, using new and traditional tunes to reflect and commemorate the spirit of the holiday season.

    The performance will include all the members of the flute family: the piccolo, soprano flute, alto flute and ECU's newly acquired bass flute.

  • Posted on: 19 November, 2007

    The work of award-winning artist Jerry Smith is on exhibit through Nov. 30 [FRIDAY] at East Central University. The University Gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and there is no admission charge.

    Smith has been a professor of painting and art appreciation at Collin College in McKinney, Texas, since 2005. He also taught five years at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City, Iowa.

  • Posted on: 13 November, 2007

    Vicki Bramlett says she's going to buy a journal to record all the great stories she hears about the Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner - not just from the elderly or those down on their luck - but from all those in the community who come for the turkey and dressing or those who hold fundraisers or donate food, money or their time to prepare and serve more than 3,000 people.

  • Posted on: 09 November, 2007

    Students in the Social Work Practice II class at East Central University are holding a food drive to collect canned goods for Christmas baskets for needy families. Canned food items can be placed in boxes located in buildings across the ECU campus through Nov. 20 [TUESDAY]. The food will be collected for distribution by the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.

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  • Posted on: 09 November, 2007

    Seven outstanding students at East Central University in Ada have been named the first recipients of the newly established Chesapeake Cartography Scholarships. Dr. Gregory Plumb, chair of the Department of Cartography and Geography, announced the awards, which range from $1,000 to $1,500.

  • Posted on: 08 November, 2007

    A show that's been called as close as today's audiences can get to an actual Elvis Presley concert will be the grand finale of an evening of performances Dec. 31 during First Night Ada, a community celebration of the New Year.

  • Posted on: 08 November, 2007

    We all know the songs - about the beautiful morning, the fringe on the surrey, people saying we're in love - and we like the cowboy boots and hats, the humorous lines and the distinction of having a state song that comes from a hit Broadway musical.

    Add to that the fact it's our state's Centennial, and staging Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" at East Central University during Statehood Week is a natural.

  • Posted on: 05 November, 2007

    The East Central University Astronomy Club will have a viewing of comet Holmes at the ECU observatory from 9 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday [NOV. 14] if skies are clear.  The public is invited to see this unique and amazing comet which brightened by a factor of 400,000 in only one day.

    Parking is available at the Physical Plant parking lot off Stadium Drive. The observatory is 100 feet north up the hill.

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